KABUL (PAN): The Meshrano Jirga -- or upper house of parliament -- on Sunday said top security officials would be summoned on Tuesday to explain the deteriorating law and order situation in the country and preparations for next year’s presidential elections.
KABUL (PAN): The Meshrano Jirga, the upper house of parliament, on Sunday announced a reward of two million afghanis (over $35,700) for the national soccer team that clinched the South Asian Football Federation Championship in Kathmandu.
KABUL (PAN): The Wolesi Jirga, the lower house of parliament, on Saturday announced a 5 million afghanis (over $90,000) reward for the national soccer team for clinching the South Asian Football Federation Championship in Kathmandu.
KABUL (PAN): Independent Election Commission (IEC) officials on Wednesday said the voter registration campaign for the April 5 elections would be extended by one and a half month in order to establish more registration centres and appoint mobile teams.
KABUL (PAN): The selection committee on Wednesday said it had recommended 15 individuals to President Hamid Karzai for choosing five of them as commissioners on the Independent Electoral Complaints Commission (IECC).
KABUL (PAN): Parliamentarians representing eastern provinces on Sunday announced they had formed an electoral alliance “Eastern Movement of Unity” to field a consensus runner in the April 5 presidential elections.